This guideline updates a previous version from 2008, to provide information on the systematic assessment and management of children with dissociative disorders. Important domains of the assessment to find factors associated with the onset of symptoms are described. The role of investigations to confirm the diagnosis, and important features that would rule out other conditions, as well as suggest a positive diagnosis of dissociative disorder.
Authors: Vivek Agarwal, Prabhat Sitholey, Chhitij Srivastava
Year of Publication: 2019
Citation: Agarwal V, Sitholey P, Srivastava C. Clinical practice guidelines for the management of dissociative disorders in children and adolescents. Indian J Psychiatry 2019;61, Suppl S2:247-53
are provided. Principles of management are also described.